Job Vacancy - Oxford Economics - Economist (London)

Date Posted: 30+ days ago

Job Description

A rare opportunity to contribute to and rapidly develop expertise in EM macroeconomics, politics and asset views. The Global EM team has a vacancy for someone with passion and ambition to make progress in both your career at Oxford Economics and in becoming a global expert in Emerging Markets. You will work with a vastly experienced team who will be equally committed to helping you develop.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Manage our suite of risk tools, which cover sovereign, FX, and banking risk and be lead author of our monthly risk-tools chartpack. Lead client meetings on risk tools and liaise with business development to boost sales.
  • Publish research (probably joint at the outset) that relates country risk to the macro-economy and asset markets
  • Become expert on Global Economic Model and contribute to model demos.
  • Publish other research on global emerging markets, some of which will be based on topical simulations on our Global Economic Model.
  • Forecast and publish macro research and asset views on 1-4 frontier markets

Skills and Experience:

  • Under graduate degree required
  • Master in Economics desirable
  • 1-4 years work experience

How to Apply

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role. The closing date for applications is 17th September 2021.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 400 full-time staff, including more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 2,000 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

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